| Apr 28, 2014
| 4:23 PM
STORRS – As he struggled to find himself in the batter's box, to impress another new set of coaches and teammates, Blake Davey became a frequent visitor to coach Jim Penders' office.
"I didn't know what we had until two or three weeks into the...
| Apr 30, 2014
| 6:40 PM
HARTFORD — UConn coach Kevin Ollie, who played 13 seasons in the NBA, added his voice to many who supported Commissioner Adam Silver and his decision to ban Clippers owner Donald Sterling for life.
"It was unfortunate," Ollie said as he walked...
| May 1, 2014
| 3:44 PM
UConn coach Kevin Ollie has become the subject of speculation on both coasts and most places in between as the Los Angeles Lakers began their search for a new coach.
The Lakers job opened when Mike D'Antoni resigned Wednesday night. By Thursday morning,...
| May 2, 2014
| 8:26 PM
With NBA teams looking for head coaches, Kevin Ollie is in a no-lose situation.
Based on all that he has said, his heart remains with UConn and talks aimed at a new contract are underway, two sources told The Courant on Friday.
A source close to...
| May 3, 2014
| 9:59 AM
What follows is a list of the top 10 UConn football players drafted. Wondering about guys like Nick Giaquinto and Brian Kozlowski? They worked in the NFL, sure, but they weren't drafted. This history is not as rich and the names not as big as on the...
| May 4, 2014
| 7:33 PM
Without a post player in the class of 2015, the national champion Huskies may be considering taking on a talented transfer from a former Big East rival.
Two sources told The Courant on Sunday that Georgetown center Natalie Butler, a 6-foot-5 center...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 12:18 PM
Ryan Boatright may now be known best for overcoming a sprained ankle to help lead the Connecticut Huskies to an unexpected NCAA men's basketball national championship this year. But for the several hundred people who welcomed him back to his hometown of...
| Feb 28, 2014
You've probably seen him on TV or in the newspaper, wearing a blue and white wig decorated with the fuzzy dice equivalent of basketballs. He's Danny Karwoski, the University of Connecticut women's basketball superfan.
Karwoski has attended upward of...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 5:47 PM
BUFFALO, N.Y. — UConn and Villanova are no longer in the same conference, but they are not strangers. They know exactly what to expect from each other in the NCAA Tournament.
"We know it's going to be a grinding, Big East-style basketball game,"...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 7:34 PM
If the No. 5 Louisville Cardinals are just getting warmed up, no one is going to want to be in their part of the NCAA bracket.
The Cardinals continued their dominating run to win the first American Athletic Conference tournament championship,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 3:28 PM
NCAA Tournament East Regional Third Round
Site: First Niagara Center, Buffalo, N.Y.
Time: Saturday, about 9:45 p.m.
TV: TBS (Verne Lundquist, Bill Raftery, Allie LaForce)
Radio: WTIC-AM 1080, WILI-AM 1400, WELI-AM 960, WGCH 1490 (Joe D'Ambrosio, Wayne...